The Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) having parted ways with one of Africa’s best trainer Sellas Tetteh, has bid him an emotional farewell.
The Executive Committee of SLFA with it’s President Madame Isha Johansen on Monday officially announced the end of their marriage after months of working together. The Ghanaian tactician and U-20 FIFA World Cup winner joined the Senior Male team of Sierra Leone as head coach in August, 2019.
The former Rwanda Boss tendered in his resignation months ago, citing personal reasons as to why he is quitting the job.
Tetteh joined the Leone Stars for a second stint after leaving in 2017, having managed the side for 2-years.
The former Ghana assistant coach managed only one win in four games when he was in charge in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifications.
The 63-year-old handled Ghana Premier League side Liberty Professionals, Ghana U17 and U23 national teams and also acted as a stop gap coach of the Black Stars in 2008.
“On behalf of the Executive Committee and staff of the Sierra Leone Football Association, I would like to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to one of Africa’s most iconic and dedicated football professionals”
“The legacy of your commitment to cause and your unwavering integrity will I hope serve as a benchmark for future aspirants”
“We wish you all the best in your future endeavors as we all strive to raise our game in Africa”
“God bless you Coach Sellas Tetteh Telvi”, statement from the SLFA reads.